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Re: Registration of media type application/xhtml-voice+xml
Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
>* Gerald McCobb wrote:
>>1. In particular there is the work in the W3C Compound Document
>>(CDF) working group. They are looking at defining a single
>>that will handle the many possible document format combinations
>>SVG, Voice, SMIL, XForms, etc. This media type may include
>>put in a profile attribute.
>From http://w3.org/2004/CDF/admin/charter and http://w3.org/TR/CDRReqs/
>it rather seems they are currently working on the first draft on using
>XHTML 1.x where the user agent supports some version of SVG through
>XHTML object element. The media type for XHTML 1.x is application/
>xhtml+xml, I seriously doubt they are going to propose new media types
>for something that had a media type for many years now and has in fact
>been implemented for quite some time. It would cause a lot of confusion
>for no good reason.
>Other than that, it is quite obvious that use of media type parameters
>or deploying new media types for XML-over-HTTP content is difficult,
>to say the least. It's difficult to see how new types or type+parameter
>combinations might work with running code or which infrastructural
>changes are supposed to support this; or what we might gain from it.
>Clearly though, if the CDF Working Group is working on architectural
>solutions here they should publish their current thinking as Internet-
I'm not a member of the CDF Working group but I believe
they plan to
do more than standardizing referencing SVG from the
XHTML object tag.
From http://w3.org/TR/CDRReqs/ there is also document
inclusion. XHTML+Voice is an informative example.
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